Noun(1) a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture
(1) a small packet of desiccant to absorb any moisture(2) Silica gel isn't a true gel, but a granulated chemical desiccant composed partly of silicon.(3) Anhydrous sodium hydroxide is another common laboratory desiccant , or substance that removes water.(4) One ingredient found in almost all tablet or capsule containers is a desiccant - cotton batten or a small canister containing a harmless, water-absorbing compound.(5) However, desiccants contain chemical agents that may be toxic to children, pets, and the chemically sensitive.(6) Unlike cooling-based dehumidifiers, which cool the air to condense moisture, desiccants attract moisture molecules directly from the air and release them into an exhaust air stream.
1. siccative ::
2. drying agent ::
3. drier ::
Different Formsdesiccant, desiccants
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Thinking about adding a DESICCANT
like calcium sulfate?
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 18
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